Almaz 1V [NPO Machinostroenye]
Almaz 1V (also called Almaz 2) was an improved version of the Almaz-T radar satellite. It featured a new radar system, which would have provided a resolution of 5 to 7 meters. In addition, an optical-electronic payload on the satellite would have been capable of producing imagery with a resolution of 2.5 – 4 meters.
Alamaz-1v was to carry following instruments:
Almaz was also designated Resurs-R.
NPO Mashinostroyenia ran into financial crisis in 1994 and the project to build Almaz 1V was cancelled.
|Type / Application:||Radar satellite (modified crewed spacecraft)|
|Power:||2 deployable solar arrays, batteries|
|Almaz 1V (Almaz-T #4, Resurs-R #4)||-||cancelled||Ba||Proton-K|